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  1. Covers hundreds of general-interest and specialised magazines from the US and Canada. Includes some full-text access, and many more citations and abstracts.
  2. Search both Readers' Guide Abstracts (1983 - current) and Readers' Guide Retrospective (1890-1982) at once, to find citations (and some full-text) from general-interest and specialised magazines dating back to 1890.
  3. Covers hundreds of general-interest and specialised magazines up to 1982, from the US and Canada. Some full-text access, and many more citations and abstracts.
  4. Detailed index covering organic and inorganic chemistry. Includes patents. Provides access to chemical reactions and physical, chemical and bioactivity data.
  5. A directory for the film, video, internet and digital production industry in Western Canada.
  6. Full text coverage for many regional U.S. business publications.
  7. Research reports, books, articles, and audiovisual materials on physical, mental and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment and other issues related to people with disabilities.
  8. Data on firms' R&D productivity, based on research quotients, the percentage increase in revenue from a 1% increase in R&D.
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  9. Online exhibition venue and archive of new media and born-digital art practices. Research tools include an archive of new media art works in the ArtBase, as well as articles, reviews, and images.
  10. The ArtBase is Rhizome's archive of digital art and new media, freely accessible to the public online. It preserves works of net art that were deemed to be "of potential historical significance." Encompassing projects from artists all over the world, the ArtBase archives work which employ materials such as software, code, websites, moving images, games, and browsers.
  11. Catalogue of books and journals on architecture held at the RIBA library. Materials indexed include: books, journal articles, drawings, photographs and slides, and manuscripts.
  12. More than 800 colour slides and black-and-white prints, with corresponding photography logbook, created by Richard (Dick) Harwood Chambers (1922-1999), a prominent member of the Vancouver mountaineering community from the 1940s through the 1960s. Chambers' photographs date from about 1947 to 1967, roughly the years he was active in the BC Mountaineering Club. Some of these photos are the first, or very early, photos of what were then extremely remote parts of the Coast Mountains, while others document summer camps in more commonly visited parts of the Canadian Rockies and Selkirk Mountains and weekend climbs in southwestern B.C.
  13. Robin Blaser poetry readings, lectures and interviews. Blaser (1925-2009) joined SFU in 1966 and taught in the Departments of English and Fine Arts until taking early retirement in 1986. He received the Order of Canada in 2005 and Griffin Poetry prizes in 2006 and 2008. Further material by and about Robin Blaser is available at Simon Fraser University Library Special Collections and Rare Books.
  14. Documents related to rodeos across Western Canada and the role they played in building communities in the west. These materials are primarily from the first half of the 20th century and include rodeo programs, newspaper articles, Cowboy Protection Association meeting minutes, oral transcripts, contestant lists for rodeos and archival documents from the Department of Indian Affairs relating to Aboriginal participation in rodeos.
  15. Documents related to rodeos across Western Canada and the role they played in building communities in the west. These materials are primarily from the first half of the 20th century and include rodeo programs, newspaper articles, Cowboy Protection Association meeting minutes, oral transcripts, contestant lists for rodeos and archival documents from the Department of Indian Affairs relating to Aboriginal participation in rodeos.
  16. Scans of manuscripts and paintings by the Wordworths and their contemporaries from the Wordsworth Trust. Includes: working notebooks; verse manuscripts; correspondences; Lake District guide books; maps; paintings; and other secondary sources.
  17. Audiovisual, print, and online resources on social and environmental justice. Materials are made available through CJSF Radio, the First Nations Students Association, Out on Campus, Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group, Sustainable SFU, and the Women's Centre at Simon Fraser University.
  18. Encyclopedia articles on philosophers, philosophical themes, world philosophies, and world religions.
  19. Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) records selected by Library and Archives Canada (LAC). Transcripts of hearings, research reports, submissions from tribal councils, organizations and interest groups, and more.
  20. Catalogue of books and journals on architecture held at the RIBA library. Materials indexed include: books, journal articles, drawings, photographs and slides, and manuscripts.
  21. A collection of full text RSC journals and references to information on chemistry and related subjects.
  22. Canadian drug and therapeutic information for prescribing and managing drug therapy.
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